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★★★★★

“VW Touran 1.9 poor starting ”

Written on: 24/10/2016 by tscanny (1 review written)

Had a starting problem with VW Touran 1.9tdi. Might need between 6 and 30 turns of the key to illuminate the engine indicator. No diagnostic codes other than 01314 - lost communication. Ecu doctor provided a replacement ecu with config copied over. Refitted and car started first time and every time since. Excellent and recommended! … Read Full Review

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“I am over the moon !!”

Written on: 18/10/2016 by Taffyboy1 (1 review written)

The engine management light showed on my Mark 2 MX5 a while ago and fault code P1499 was discovered. Valve stripped and cleaned but light still showed. Performance and emissions unaffected so sailed through MOT and ignored light until I decided might want to sell car. Discovered by luck that continual use can cause coil on EGR Stepper motor to go short circuit putting 12V on the ECU eventually frying the motor driver circuit causing the P1499 fault. The fault code does not differentiate between… Read Full Review

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“My 2002, 2 litre Nissan Almera TINO/CVT ECU repair”

Written on: 16/08/2016 by Tel-boy123 (1 review written)

Just to thank you for repairing the subject unit. I couldn’t have wanted for a better service and quicker turnaround, absolutely brilliant. Phoned you on Monday 1.8.16, very courteous and helpful receptionist, posted to you the same day, had phone call Wednesday to say what was wrong with it and how much it would cost and received it back Thursday morning the 4th, plugged it in and engine started straight away, 1st time for 3 months.. Many many thanks. … Read Full Review

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“Fantastic Service From The Doctor & Team”

Written on: 28/07/2016 by KOA359 (1 review written)

I had an issue with my fuel system that Peugeot diagnostics indicated it was the ECU, I got on to the Doctor and a trial unit was soon in the post. As it would happen Peugeot diagnostics were incorrect, and with the Doctor I was able to return the trial ECU for a refund and get my original unit returned. That would not happen with Peugeot. A courteous, professional service from the Doctor and Team, I will be recommending them to all… Read Full Review

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“Ecu repair”

Written on: 21/07/2016 by Jessiev215 (1 review written)

Thank you for repairing my ecu. Very fast turnaround and my car is back on the road!… Read Full Review

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“Service and Quality”

Written on: 11/07/2016 by Grad (2 reviews written)

I can't praise the ECU Doctor too highly. The service I received was excellent. My ECU when tested, was actually scrap, but a rebuilt replacement was sent, and only cost a few pounds more. The whole turnround was completed in less than a week. The ECU was fitted as per instructions. The car started as soon as the key was turned and ran perfectly. Not too shabby considering the car had been "dead" for 4 or 5 months! I would recommend the ECU Doctor for their service, quality, and communication… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Please judge for yourself!”

Written on: 02/02/2016 by peugeoterror (1 review written)

Peugeot 1.4 Petrol 2007. Car kept throwing up the same fault codes so ECU sent to The ECU Doctor and they tested it, finding no faults. Just to make sure I fitted their loan ECU which eliminated the original codes but other fault codes were generated in place (oil pressure and RPM faults) The test ECU was returned and I refitted the original ECU only to find all the original fault codes reappeared however, the oil pressure and RPM faults from the test ECU were not present. On their advise I… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“MG ZTT 2.0 CDTi (Auto) - REVIVED!!!! YEE HAH!!”

Written on: 28/01/2016 by Harewood53JD (1 review written)

What can i say but a tremendous salute to the ECU Doctor. These folks are not just ECU doctors, they are truly sensational highly talented and absolutely good people. They know their job inside out for real. My MG-ZTT (I refuse to call it a Rover 75) was down and out, in my garage for over 6 months, while local mechanic tried and failed to properly diagnose the problem. Whilst browsing on the owners forums. BIG THANKS TOO. I located the symptoms and was immediately recommended to get the unit… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“immobiliser cure to skoda felicia 1.3. ecu.”

Written on: 05/12/2015

Having had immobiliser probs for 2 yrs causing occasional and seemingly random starting issues, necessiting several breakdown recoveries, one considered scrapping, though the machine was in all others ways reliable, relatively cheap to maintain and run. It had also recently passed the MOT with no serious issues. I therefore decided toresearch a fix, because every diagnostic done came back to blocked immobiliser electronics in ecu. Having tried several possible alternative organisations, who… Read Full Review

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“Careful with these ”

Written on: 05/12/2015 by RussellSpence424 (1 review written)

Fixing an ECU is not always going to work. I paid these 300 pounds for my ECU top be repaired...which worked for 2 months... then same issue. I have put an ecu kit in from the scrappy and wahey car works fine. I sent the ECU back to them and they confirmed there was no fault......maybe their testing system itself cannot identify all faults..especially when intermittent? WHICH MOST ECU ISSUES ARE!… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Very good service, highly recommended!”

Written on: 17/11/2015

The ECU Doctor sorted out my Rover 75 water damaged ECU within 48 hours at a fraction of the cost of a new replacement. The additional benefit was that the repaired ECU did not require re-coding, so more money saved. Very happy customer! … Read Full Review

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“Paramedics”

Written on: 12/11/2015

What can I say these guys brought my vdub camper vr6 back to life Can't thank them enough Turned it round in 3 days I had been waiting 4 weeks for the person I dealt with cross tuning to come back to me after he killed van He is not a doctor hes a butcher Ecu Doctors are Paramedics they save lives and insanity Thanks Again… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Excellent service good turnaround”

Written on: 13/09/2015

We are very impressed with the service you provide and you were true to your word 48 hour turnaround our vauxhall zafira is now back on the road again we highly recommend you . Thank you e c u doctor… Read Full Review

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“Above and beyond the call of duty.”

Written on: 25/08/2015 by V70XC (1 review written)

Thank you so much for your recent help - that, and your patience is very much appreciated. … Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Top Drawer”

Written on: 22/08/2015 by Reesje181 (1 review written)

Was recommended to use the ECU Doctor by a friend/mechanic after my Vauxhall Vivaro van broke down and wasn't disappointed. the person I dealt with aka the ECU doctor offers an absolute first class service and is conscientious, thorough, very professional and very competitive with the overall cost. You also get a full years warranty and excellent service. Thank you, would highly recommend using the ECU Doctor… Read Full Review

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“Brilliant service!”

Written on: 21/08/2015 by Huntmaster650 (1 review written)

Posted my Rover 75 ECU late on a Friday for testing. ECU Doctor rang me on Tuesday to advise that ignition circuit blown. Also suggested a possible cause or causes. Repaired unit delivered back to me the following morning. Car started but misfired on one cylinder. Took ECU Doctor's advice and traced it to a faulty coil/spark plug cap. Car now running perfectly again. Simply excellent service with costs exactly as expected. Highly recommended… Read Full Review

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Harewood53Jd's Response to Huntmaster650's Review

Written on: 17/12/2015

Posted my MGZTT/Rover 75 2.0 CDTI unit for testing, analysis and diagnosed as water ingress damage and badly corroded. Rebuild etc carried out 72 hrs later unit was back with me at a cost of £244. My mechanic fitted unit on car and hey presto, starts first time, sailed through MOT with flying colours. Just noticed when about to drive off 3 dashboard display lights permanently on? Handbrake?, Airbag fault light and other yellow/amber light. Could this be something else sinister or connected? Anyone? I'll be ringing the Doctors in the morning fairly sure they'll have remedy

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Written on: 17/12/2015

Posted my MGZTT/Rover 75 2.0 CDTI unit for testing, analysis and diagnosed as water ingress damage and badly corroded. Rebuild etc carried out 72 hrs later unit was back with me at a cost of £244. My mechanic fitted unit on car and hey presto, starts first time, sailed through MOT with flying colours. Just noticed when about to drive off 3 dashboard display lights permanently on? Handbrake?, Airbag fault light and other yellow/amber light. Could this be something else sinister or connected? Anyone? I'll be ringing the Doctors in the morning fairly sure they'll have remedy

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Harewood53Jd's reply to Harewood53Jd's Comment

Written on: 28/01/2016

What can i say but a tremendous salute to the ECU Doctor. These folks are not just ECU doctors, they are truly sensational highly talented and absolutely good people. They know their job inside out for real. My MG-ZTT (I refuse to call it a Rover 75) was down and out, in my garage for over 6 months, while local mechanic tried and failed to properly diagnose the problem. Whilst browsing on the owners forums, BIG THANKS TOO. I located the symptoms and was immediately recommended to get the unit shipped off to plymouth, which i did with full details to assist in problem solving. Within 4-5 days my unit was fixed, sorted and returned. BOOM BOOM! Fitted, car started first time and other glow plug relay issue was quietly fixed by replacing the water damaged part. Altogether a fantastic job well worth the £244 (inc of vat). No hesitation in recommending these people to others. SAY AGAIN! A BIG BIG THANK YOU FROM THE NORTH-EAST

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Written on: 28/01/2016

3 dashboard lights problem all sorted now. Previous mechanic caused faults by forgetting to replace ABS plug? Also earth connection was left exposed? Hmmm Could have been major issue if not for the ECU Doctor folks recommending a local garage they knew would find and fix the issues. A BIG THANK YOU ONCE AGAIN! YOU'RE LIFE SAVERS AND TOP CLASS FOLK

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★★★★★

“excellent service ”

Written on: 13/08/2015 by andrewbox1 (1 review written)

repaired my damaged sprinter ecu within 3 days... i have used this company before.. i would definately recommend anyone to use them very professional team and very helpful / friendly service, always willing to help you out and even try when other companies will not entertain doing the job , be sure your safe with these people----top technicians----- thank you… Read Full Review

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“Back on the road thanks to the ECU Doctor”

Written on: 24/07/2015 by Reaganz117 (1 review written)

My lovely Hyundai Accent, with 180,000 miles on the clock suddenly started misfiring on 1 and 4. I extracted the ECU and took it to a local guy who saw it was a Siemens unit and wasn't able to help but he recommended the ECU Doctor. Sent it off to them, great communication and quickly returned after a diagnosis and repair at reasonable cost. Plopped it in and brmmm brmmm!! Overall a very good service that I would recommend… Read Full Review

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“Be careful”

Written on: 22/07/2015 by cassie4123 (1 review written)

I can't fault the company in one way as they have tried very hard to fix the computer on my husband's car, but be very careful. Think carefully before you send your computer off for repair, we have paid £200 and £20 plus postage and the car still will not work. They recalled the product when it didn't work the first time and now we are awaiting their response for the second failure. I wish we had put the money into a different car, scrapped the current one and cut our losses. Is it the… Read Full Review

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Harewood53Jd's Response to cassie4123's Review

Written on: 03/12/2015

Hi there, You don't say what make/model your faulty car is/was. I'm sure whatever the issue was there are a lot of companies that won't even give this kind of service the time of day, instead looking to make serious dents in your purse/wallets through replacement units, coupled with generous reprogramming labour and part costs etc. Guess you aren't too impressed but then again not everyone will be

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★★★★★

“accurate advice on non ECU fault”

Written on: 10/06/2015 by 442Ramirez (1 review written)

I was having low power problems with my Mercedes C36 and had investigated a number of areas and was about to get ECU shipped to and tested by ECU doctor. ECU doctor advised me it was probably fuel delivery problem after I described the symptoms. This turned out to be entirely accurate, as although most of the fuel system was replaced one fine mesh filter was original, so instead of a simple no we won't test your ECU they directed me to what they thought was the problem - all through one email… Read Full Review

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